News briefs: Mars needs moms; new King Arthur movie

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Patrick Lee
Dec 14, 2012

Disney has set a March 11, 2011, release date for its live-action 3-D sci-fi comedy Mars Needs Moms, starring Seth Green and Joan Cusack, Variety reported; the movie tells the story of a young boy who gains a deeper appreciation for his mom after Martians kidnap her to the Red Planet.
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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time will open in IMAX theaters on May 28, the same day it opens in conventional theaters.
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Variety reports that Sherlock Holmes director Guy Ritchie is attached to a new King Arthur movie at Warner Brothers, to be written by John Hodge (Trainspotting), as a re-imagining of the legend.
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Steven Spielberg's War of the Worlds lands on Blu-ray for the first time on June 1 from Paramount Home Entertainment.
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Disneyland Resort and D23: The Official Community for Disney Fans will host Destination D, a brand-new, two-day event for D23 members, Sept. 24-25.

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